Childbirth education classes provide you with the knowledge that may help you lower your risk of:
Childbirth education classes provide you with the knowledge that may help you increase your chances of:
Childbirth classes are for anyone who wants to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare them to make better birth choices. They direct your focus to what is most useful for you during pregnancy and birth.
No, we welcome the broader community who desire an extraordinary educational experience in an inviting, warm and loving environment. Special content and opportunities are available for Christian families who desire to incorporate their faith with the curriculum.
We routinely update the resources we use to stay current with the research and recommendations related to pregnancy, physiologic birth, breastfeeding and early parenting. The resources we use may include the March of Dimes, Childbirth Connections, Midwifery research and Evidence Based Birth amongst others.
Click here to review our recommended books. A complete list of resources is available to our clients. They may include books, podcasts, videos, articles and/or websites.
Yes, you can select the entire course and complete it in two to three days over a weekend.
The benefits of taking a childbirth class have been documented in research. "Benefits of prenatal education classes have included increased confidence for labor and birth among women who attended prenatal classes, higher likelihood of breastfeeding, improved communication between childbearing women and their maternity care providers, decreased need for analgesic medication in labor, and increased satisfaction with birth."
Stoll, K. H., & Hall, W. (2012). Childbirth education and obstetric interventions among low-risk canadian women: is there a connection?. The Journal of perinatal education, 21(4), 229–237. https://doi.org/10.1891/1058-1243.21.4.229
Yes, every pregnancy and birth experience is unique. It's a chance to try something new or change something you didn't like before.
There are many ways to pay for your classes, workshops, or doula services.